All of us global minds have been confronted with cultural differences at some point. They often lead to amusing misunderstandings, but can also have a serious impact on your career. We help you avoid cultural conflicts at work and leave a good impression.
Are you planning to buy property abroad? If so, you are surely interested in international prices for properties and a comparison of how expensive different locations around the world are. InterNations has researched current trends of the 2013 real estate markets around the globe for you, including an overview of the most expensive locations worldwide.
On average, we change jobs five times in our lives and it is not always a planned change. There is a high probability that you will lose a job at least once in your life. To make it less painful, you should take care of your freedom while still at work. InterNations member Malgosia has some advice.
Throughout your expat life, staying healthy may be one of the biggest challenges. You need to get informed about possible health risks in your new home and feasible countermeasures. The InterNations magazine will help you lead a safe and sound expat life!
Expat living sounds rather glamorous, but the first few days can be exciting, frustrating and overwhelming, all at once. We have compiled a list of tips to help you face this challenge. Don’t get frustrated! Follow this InterNations guide, and the craziness of expat living won’t get you down.
Are you a stay-at-home dad or an LGBT expat couple moving to a socially conservative country? Following your partner overseas is difficult, sometimes more so if the partnership is unconventional. InterNations highlights some difficulties which you might face on your assignment abroad.
There is more to finding a great job than just a perfect resume. In the time of headhunters, career fairs, and business networking, you need to know how to market yourself right. InterNations member Harlem has put together some useful advice for expats on the job hunt.
I'm a London girl. From the moment I was born until October 2010 when we left for Cyprus, I had lived almost every year of my life in London. Minus three years for university, that makes 19 years living in the same city. I had grown accustomed to its hustle and bustle, its variety of activities and options, and took for granted its transportation network.
Being an expat can bring a certain kind of loneliness. When you leave your home country, you tend to go away from your family, friends, and colleagues, and step into a new world where you are exposed to all kinds of challenges and difficulties. Let me offer three ways to get over that expat loneliness.
Long-distance relationships are challenging and can often put a damper on expat life. InterNations member Maggie tells us how, after falling in love with another expat, she and her partner made it work anyway and how you can also manage to overcome the hurdles of a long-distance relationship.
Many an expatriate might first start thinking about financial planning, pension provisions, and maybe even offshore investments once the move has been braved and they have even managed to deal with the annual tax headache. But that might already be too late! Read on for advice on savings and provisions for expats.
A promotion can be a huge step forward in your career, but what if you suddenly feel like a fish out of water? Adjusting to a new job position with more responsibility can be quite nerve-wrecking. InterNations member Malgosia gives advice on how to deal with the situation.
Moving to a different country is an exciting adventure for many. But when the excitement fades, what is left is often loneliness and feeling out of place. InterNations member Maggie knows these feelings all too well and has some advice on how to overcome them.
Has your employer just offered you a new career track abroad? While you consider whether to accept a foreign assignment and think about potential salary negotiations, don’t forget about your income tax. Tax reimbursement policies may be among the incentives your company is willing to provide.
Your move back home after spending quite some time abroad may turn into a stressful endeavor. Sorting out the paperwork and taking care of other matters can make repatriation one hell of a job. But don’t worry! The InterNations repatriation checklist will make your move back home a piece of cake.